The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 / Edition 1

The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 / Edition 1

by Candy Gunther Brown
     
 

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Overview

Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855119
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/08/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Candy Gunther Brown is associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Struggle for Purity and Presence1
Pt. 1The Cultural Universe of Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading
1What Is Evangelical Print Culture?27
2The World of Evangelical Publishing46
3Marks of Membership in an Evangelical Canon79
4Readers and Writers Navigate the Currents of the Market115
Pt. 2The Uses of Evangelical Print Culture
5Earnestly Contending for the Faith141
6Priesthood of All Believers167
7Singing with the Spirit and the Understanding190
8Unifying the Pilgrim Community213
Epilogue: The Word in the World of Twenty-first-Century American Culture243
Notes249
Bibliography275
Index323

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